Nov 3, 2012 12:00am PDT
's been running an adhat says so.ha except it's not true. >> brown: chrysler has said it has no plans to move the jobs. the romney campaign insists it's standing by its claim. there promised to be much more ttling over economic policy,tt with the race in a dead heat and going down to the wire. we look now at the jobs picture with two economists with ties to the presidential candidates: john taylor of stanford university and the hoover institution. he advises the romney campaign on economic issues. and austan goolsbee of the univsitysif chf ago's booth school of business. he served as president obama's chairman of the council of economic advisers until last yagr. to the extent mob set aside the rhetoric of the campaign if you can for a moment, tell us about the bigger picturer.. what strikes you most, what worries youost about the jobs picture now and in the coming years? yo well, i would say any reputable economist says every month don't just take any one month numbers, try to take a step back and look at the trend that's far more accurate in this. hethink if you look at trend the ove
Nov 1, 2012 12:00am PDT
chrysler are adding jobs in china at the expense of workers in ohio. both g.m. and chrysler have protested. but the romney campaign insi ts the facts in the ads arets accurate. syrian government forces stepped up widespread air assaults on opposition strongholds today, i-government activists said, after a holiday ceasefire fe apart. amateur video showed mig fighter jets strike near a mosque on the outskirts of damascus. so pounded the north, in towns ineluding dair al zour. two days of bombing have left at least 185 people dead. meanwhile, u.s. secretary ofns state hillary clinton called for a shakeup of the syrian opposition in its bid to oust president assad. she said it should include people who've been fighting on the front lines, not just activists who've lived outside of syria for decades. in china, a vernment think tank urged leadership to end the country's one-child policy. it recommends each family be allowed to have two children by 2015,ntnd by 2020 all limits be dropped.nd the one-child policy was introduced in 1980 to help curb china's population growth. but it's been widely un
Oct 27, 2012 12:00am PDT
, chrysler and their dealerships, but in auto parts manufacturing all over the country. >> reporter: today the lords town plant churns out the chevrolet cruz, the country's best selling compaq car,itto meet demands it's gone from one shift a day to three, and round-the-clock produ ion. dave green is president of the local unitedrouto workers union. >> but the whole economy will benefit from this because our parts suppliers, the people who work there are out shopping at the stos, they are paying tacks, you know, they're investing in their community. >> reporter: the auto industry employs one out of every eight workers in the state. youngstown is the largest city in the region andi reaped many of the benefits. it's not just auto breathing new life into northeast ohio. in youngstown, the once declining steel industry has come back. and the evidence is french-ownedfr bn m-star which makes field tube force natural gas drilling. the company chose youngstown for its $1 billion expansion. you might not think of ohio as an energy powerhouse, but it is on the verge of a natural gas boomnaf its own.
Nov 2, 2012 12:00am PDT
today showed toyota led the way with a sales gain of almost 16%. chrysler reported its best october since 2007 with a 10% increase. g.m. sales were up 5%, while ford's numbers increased not quite half a percent. wall street headed higher after new reports showed consumer confidence and manufacturing on the rise. the dow jones industrial averagr gained 136 points to close at 13,232. the nasdaq rose more than 42 points to close at 3,020. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to judy. >> woodruff: after devoting the first half of the week to hurricane sandy and its aftermath, the president returned to the campaign trail today. with the election around the corner, mr. obama received a surprise endorsement. with the devastation of the megastorm consuming his attention, new york city mayor michael bloomberg surprised the political world today by endorsing president obama for re-election. in a statement, bloomberg said the hurricane's cost "in lost lives, lost homes and lost business brought the stakes of s presidential election into sharp relief."id he credited mr. obama wi